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Six of the Top Michelin Star Restaurants in Europe

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The oldest European restaurant guide still in existence, the Michelin Red Guide, wields great power in the culinary arena. Symbols of excellence, Michelin’s iconic “stars” have the power to make or break both careers and kitchens, while also promoting the quality of local cuisine in various pockets of the world. Perhaps much of this authority…

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Insight Moms Reveal the Best Mother’s Day Gift is Travel

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Written by Igor Bosnic Two years ago this summer I took one of my favorite vacations ever – it was the first time my mom and I traveled alone together and we had a great time. We can both be a bit ridiculous, yet surprisingly the vacation was drama-free. Looking back, I attribute it to…

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The Elegance of the French Riviera

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It has no clear boundaries, goes by several names, contains one of the globe’s wealthiest principalities, and is famous for attracting the biggest celebrities and jet setters year in, year out. A particularly attractive slice of southeast France with wide golden beaches and charming seaside towns, the French Riviera has been the playground of the…

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Ceremony of The Keys – a VIP exclusive

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I had the great fortune of witnessing one of the most time honored traditions in the world when I traveled with Insight Vacations to London. For over seven hundred years The Ceremony of the Keys has taken place every evening at 9:52 pm at The Tower of London and involved the locking of the gates…

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A Jewel in the Adriatic: Exploring Brač Island

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The second largest city in Croatia, Split is known mostly for its antique beauty and the grandeur of Diocletian’s palace. But it’s also a major transport hub, particularly for many of Croatia’s smaller islands. Brač Island (pronounced “Bratch”), for instance, is one of the most alluring of the central Dalmatians, just a short journey from…

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Celebrating the City of Light: Five Inspiring Videos of Paris

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Paris is one of the most famous cities in the world, and with good reason. Whether it’s the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame or Sacré-Cœur there’s seemingly no end to the iconic elegance of the city. Almost every category of life reaches the heights of excellence in Paris: art lovers will be spoilt…

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Packing for Iceland: An Insider’s Guide

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Iceland is a tough cookie to crack when it comes to packing. You’d think it would all be about the big parkas, tough walking boots and knitted sweaters, but the reality is a little less simple. While winds can cut through you and storms shake many a sturdy building, Iceland isn’t always dark, cold and…

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Seven Reasons to Travel Solo on your next Insight Vacation

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There are pros and cons to every type of travel. You want to go with the family? Prepare for companionship but also for arguments. You’d prefer to embark on a voyage with a large group of friends? There’s sure to be lots of fun but, then again, many of your own interests may have to…

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New Orleans Unlocked: An Interview with Tour Director Todd Geist

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From cutting edge cuisine to traditional Creole and Cajun specialties, big brass bands to Trad Jazz troupes, and French Quarter elegance to Bourbon Street pizzazz, there’s nowhere quite like New Orleans. We caught up with Insight Vacations Tour Director Todd Geist to find out all about this buzzing Southern city. Street Performers © Rauluminate/iStock What…

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The Most Beautiful Royal Palaces in Britain

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Some of Britain’s finest buildings are undoubtedly its royal palaces. Before the Tudor period, castles tended to be the premier statements of power, but by the end of the Wars of the Roses wide moats, high crenellations and thick curtain walls had finally given way to large windowed hunting retreats, holiday homes and flamboyant showpiece…

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